Members of the Bench and Bar Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 2:00PM to discuss the proposed Interim Bankruptcy Rules and Amendments to Official Forms related to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA). The meeting will be held on the 13th floor of the Richard B. Russell Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 75 Ted Turner Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA. Members of the bar are welcome to attend this meeting or may send comments about the proposed interim rules and amendments to forms to BenchandBar@ganb.uscourts.gov.
A Public Notice posted October 16, 2019 contained the following information:
The Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has drafted Interim Bankruptcy Rules that can be adopted by courts as local rules or by general order when the SBRA goes into effect. The Advisory Committee has also drafted amendments to the Official forms to address the SBRA. The Standing Committee now seeks comment on the proposed SBRA rules and forms for a short four-week period prior to making final recommendations.
- Interim Bankruptcy Rules 1007(b), 1007(h), 1020, 2009, 2012(a), 2015, 3010(b), 3011, and 3016.
- Official Forms 101, 201, 309E, 309F, 314, 315, 425A, and new Official Forms 309E2, and 309F2
The comment period is open from October 16, 2019 to November 13, 2019. Because of the short publication period for the Interim Rules and related Official Forms, there will be no public hearings. Read the text of the proposed amendments and supporting materials:
M. Regina Thomas
Clerk of Court